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Education Research and Resources

This guide introduces the most useful resources for research in education and provides some advice about conducting research in education.

Finding Books

The MAYFLOWER catalog ...

is the tool to find the books and other printed materials owned by Piedmont University Library.  It's also a place to access many of the e-books and other online materials you have access to. When the  MAYFLOWER opens, look for a link on the right side of the screen and you can select the type of material you are interested in, such as books, periodicals, videos, etc.

Piedmont University Libraey two locations, one physical and one virtual.  

  • The Arrendale Library in Demorest contains books, reference books, print periodicals, videos, musical scores and sound recordings.
  • The Online Library contains records with links to electronic books, electronic literary texts, and electronic government documents and to electronic journals.

When the MAYFLOWER's homepage opens, you can search the entire MAYFLOWER simultaneously, or you can search each component library separately using the links on the MAYFLOWER homepage.


If you're an online student, you can request books the Library using Interlibrary Loan.  Users at Athens can request materials from Demorest.  Click the Interlibrary Loan link in the left-hand column to learn more. Athens students and faculty should consult the Athens services page to learn more about library services for Athens.